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Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev bytes sec?
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 17:37:03 -0400
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On Sun, Oct 22, 2000 at 02:22:10PM -0700, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, karen lewellen wrote:
> > i havenoteced on sites that have lynx as a part of their offerings, that the
> > "bytes of data" count is faster.  i do not know how this looks on the
> > screen, but for me, as a page is downloaded for viewing the bytes ofdata are
> > given, ending with a "data transfer complete" message.  i amnot talking
> > about when i am taking a file down, but visiting a site online.
> > in my personal setup of lynx, however, i get some additional information
> > which slows down the process considerably.  as each amount of data is read,
> > i get a factor of "bytes /sec."  i have visited a couple of different
> There are two settings that can affect this message. If you set
> "READ_KB_RATE" to TRUE in lynx.cfg, then you will get the message


> in kb/sec instead off bytes/sec. There is a compilation option for
> "read_eta", which puts additional information on this line. This is
> not configurable after compilation, as far as I know. If you need to
> stop the message altogether, it will probably take a change in the
> source code and recompilation.

(the problem report confuses me since it sounded as if the complaint were
that the given rate is inaccurate)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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